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Thy Kingdom Come

Thy Kingdom Come

The Archbishop of Canterbury has called for a global wave of prayer from 25th May to 4th June. I am all in favour of anything that encourages prayer – individually and communally. The call has been titled, “Thy Kingdom Come”. I am also interested in the use of language (“thy”) no one would consider using… Continue Reading

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50th Anniversary Anglican Centre Rome

50th Anniversary Anglican Centre Rome

At 6pm this evening, Archbishop Justin Welby and Pope Francis will jointly lead a service at San Gregorio al Celio, Rome. The Sistine Chapel Choir and the choir of Canterbury Cathedral will be part of the service. This service marks the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Anglican Centre in Rome. Archbishop Justin will… Continue Reading

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A Fixed Date For Easter?

A Fixed Date For Easter?

Here in the NZ media I’ve seen more on the news that Christians might fix the date of Easter within 5-10 years, mentioned by the Archbishop of Canterbury, than that other decision the Anglican Primates made. Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby, Roman Catholic Pope Francis, the Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II and the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew… Continue Reading

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Primates Do Not Suspend TEC

Primates Do Not Suspend TEC

[Update 22 January 2016: The point I made in this post, that the Anglican Primates overreached their authority, has now been almost universally spotted and expressed, without any significant rejoinder. The Archbishop of Canterbury has now posted his understanding of what transpired. How different the conversations might have been by now if his words had… Continue Reading

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Primates Meeting 2016

Primates Meeting 2016

Primates Meet Today in Canterbury Prayers for Archbishop Justin Welby, the Anglican Communion, and the primates beginning their meeting today in Canterbury. The Archbishop of Canterbury has invited all 37 Primates to Canterbury to reflect and pray together concerning the future of the Anglican Communion. The gathering, to be held 11-16 January 2016, will be… Continue Reading

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Archbishop More Loving Than God?

Archbishop More Loving Than God?

The Michael Gove interview of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, is causing a bit of a stir, mainly because of the following: Few questions have so preoccupied the Anglican communion recently as the morality of sexuality — homosexuality in particular. Traditional Anglicans — whether in Nigeria or Nottingham — have been wary, at best,… Continue Reading

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